GOSH BRC Junior Faculty Conference and Training Support Fund - Event Reports 2019

Alessandro Borghi

This year, the Ville Lumiere had the privilege of hosting the 18th meeting of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, hosted by Dr Eric Arnaud, professor of Craniofacial Surgery of the Necker University Hospital in Paris. The International Society of Craniofacial Surgery (ISCFS) is a biennial conference where the major worldwide experts in the field of Craniofacial Surgery gather to discuss the major developments in their field and compare clinical experience as well as research advances.....

Maria Giovanna Puoti

We assessed the quality of life (QoL) and the psychological wellbeing in children with suspected non-IgE mediated gastrointestinal (GI) food allergy (GI-FA) attending a complex joint GI-allergy clinic....

Andy Hall

The Paediatric Otolaryngology (BAPO) Annual Meeting was held on an uncharacteristically bright and sunny day for Scotland at the historic Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

‘Paediatric Airway Frontiers’ were explored by Dr Ari DeRowe of Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital, Tel Aviv as the first keynote lecture. He provided his experience of paediatric airway reconstruction, detailing current research including 3D model reconstruction and laser soldering of grafts....

Lee Carter

A rapid 5 poster presentation in the next generation APCP stream on Saturday 2nd Nov. The title of the presentation was ‘cardiorespiratory physiotherapy for mechanically ventilated children following cardiac surgery: a prospective observational service evaluation’.

Polly Livermore

My talk was in a session titled ‘Pediatric Rheumatology: Outcomes and Quality of Life’, I was the only non-doctor speaker in this session. My presentation was titled ‘Assessing Psychosocial needs in Juvenile Dermatomyositis patients across the United Kingdom’ and was the first time I had presented my findings from the second phase of my PhD study. I shared with the audience how at least 40% of our cohort of children and young people reported a higher level of emotional distress and lower quality of life score, than expected averages and that these scores were correlated with a higher level of uncertainty and perception of burden in young people with Juvenile Dermatomyositis around the UK